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R In Theaters 08/18/2000 , 160min.
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A dazzlingly successful addition to his (Kurosawa's) distinguished career. Full Review
Amy Taubin
Village Voice
A magisterial film, but not quite a great one. Full Review
Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle
As close to perfect as filmmaking gets. Full Review
Desmond Ryan
Philadelphia Inquirer
The triumphant masterpiece of Akira Kurosawa's fertile twilight. Full Review
F. X. Feeney
Mr. Showbiz
The Japanese title means chaos, and that is what is let loose when a powerful king foolishly tries to release the reins of power, in the hopes of enjoying a peaceful old age. Full Review

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